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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.